Tag Archives: Resurrection

New Life: April Theme and Devotion

April’s theme is New Life, which makes sense since Easter occurs in April, however, the first two weeks of the month still fall within the season of Lent. This requires us to live in tension: the tension between Lent and Easter, between old live and new, between death and resurrection. That’s not a bad thing.… Continue Reading

Prayer Bead Devotion: People of Easter

This prayer bead devotion – featured in our monthly e-newsletter – focuses on the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Specifically, it asks us to consider how to take Easter personally and communally. What does it mean that Christ died for us and was resurrected? Use your prayer beads to consider this Mystery. Cross: Dear Lord, Invitatory… Continue Reading

Prayer Bead Devotion: Christ the Lord is Risen Today

Alleluia!  Alleluia!  Christ is Risen! We have come through the darkness and devastation of Good Friday, through the uncertainty of Holy Saturday, and are met with the glorious news of Christ’s resurrection on Easter!  We give thanks for the Lord our God, who loves us so much that he took on our sins, died for… Continue Reading

Prayer Bead Devotion: He Is Not Here

Oh!  I’m so glad you’ve come!  You won’t believe what’s happened!  I can hardly believe it, myself. Mary and I got up early this morning to come to the tomb.  We haven’t slept well since Friday.  Like everyone else, we’ve been so distraught, so lost.  So we decided to bring spices and anoint Jesus’ body.  We needed something to… Continue Reading

Prayer Bead Devotion: Resurrection

Alleluia!  Alleluia!  Christ is Risen!  We have come through the darkness and devastation of Good Friday, through the uncertainty of Holy Saturday, and are met with the glorious news of Christ’s resurrection on Easter!  We give thanks for the Lord our God, who loves us so much that he took on our sins, died for… Continue Reading

Prayer Bead Devotion: Resurrection

My sincere apologies for the delay in posting this devotion.  I especially hate that I left you with a posting on evil and Good Friday and did not have a chance to celebrate the Resurrection with you on Easter.  But I hope you have had a good Easter week and will enjoy this week’s prayer bead devotion,… Continue Reading